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Andreas Nickenig (54) was appointed Ehrhardt Partner Group’s (EPG) Chief Sales Officer Global (CSO) on 1 January 2023. Nickenig has held numerous management positions in the food industry, including at Haribo, Wawi-Schokolade AG, Gries-son – de Beukelaer, and most recently at distribution company Genuport. In Nick-enig, EPG has secured a food industry expert with a proven track record who will help drive the company’s continued international expansion.
EPG appointed Andreas Nickenig as its new Chief Sales Officer Global effective 1 January 2023. Nickenig (54) will be responsible for global sales and the strategic direc-tion of EPG, the leading international provider for a comprehensive supply chain execu-tion suite (EPG ONE™). He brings with him experience and expertise from a wide range of management positions, particularly within the food industry. “In Andreas Nickenig, we have been able to secure a real food industry expert. His expertise combined with our logistics solutions will help us to drive the continued expansion of our international client base,” says Marco Ehrhardt, President of EPG. Andreas Nickenig adds: “It would be fair to say that I’m remaining in the industry. It is only my focus which has now switched to logistics and supply chains. I’m really thrilled by this new and exciting challenge at EPG.”
EPG is one of the leading providers of logistics solutions in the food and drinks industry as well as in the retail sector. With its warehouse management system LFS and its pick-by-voice solution LYDIA Voice, the company boasts two well-established solutions with a comprehensive range of functions tailored to these industries. Aided by pick-by-voice technology, EPG solutions have been fulfilling the high requirements involved with food logistics (best-before dates and batch handling as well as quality checks) and multi-order picking as well as the handling of drinks crates for more than three decades. Over the years, the company has successfully built up a portfolio of renowned clients, including Seeberger, Wernsing, Hügli, Homann, Dr. C. Soldan, Lebkuchen Schmidt and eismann. Germany’s top three beverage wholesalers – Trinks, DGL and Splendid Drinks – also use EPG solutions for their logistics operations. On an international level, clients such as ABInBev, CONA (Coca-Cola North America) and Discana are also relying on EPG’s expertise. Meanwhile, retailers including Rewe, Metro and Denner are using LYDIA Voice for their order picking operations in Switzerland.